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Indy JCRC Update 3.29.18

  Holocaust Remembrance: There are several opportunities for you to observe Yom HaShoah this April.  Please see the flyer below for all the details; all events are free and open to the public.  This year will be our 20thyear working with the Indiana Civil Rights Commission to organize a State of Indiana remembrance program, and our 3rdyear conducting a Names Reading Ceremony.  Reading names of victims of the Holocaust is an incredibly powerful

Indy JCRC Update 3.29.182020-09-24T18:01:12-04:00

Indy JCRC Update 2.14.2018

What We're Up To 2018 Legislative Session of the Indiana General Assembly:  Unfortunately, we are saddened to report that JCRC's efforts to pass bias crimes legislation at the Indiana General Assembly have been unsuccessful.  Opposition to draft language and inclusion of coverage for the LGBT community continues to be a sticking point.  We will be reevaluating strategy regarding this legislation prior to any future legislative sessions.  JCRC will continue to be active at the

Indy JCRC Update 2.14.20182020-09-24T18:01:14-04:00

Indy JCRC Update 1.29.2018

What We're Up To 2018 Legislative Session of the Indiana General Assembly: The JCRC's Assistant Director, David Sklar, continues to help lead the statewide effort to pass a Hate Crimes law in Indiana, running point on the bill in the halls of the Indiana State House.  Unfortunately, the bill continues to meet resistance from a small, but vocal, group opposed to the inclusion of "gender identity" in Indiana code.  Grassroots advocacy is in full swing,

Indy JCRC Update 1.29.20182020-09-24T18:01:15-04:00

Update 12.14.17

In case you missed our newsletter we have posted it for you below. Make sure you catch the next one by Subscribing Here . What We're Up To Executive Director: Our August 2017 demographic survey of the Indianapolis Jewish community found that nearly one-third of Jewish youth (ages 6-17) have personally experienced Antisemitism in the past year, making Indianapolis the third-highest reported city out of 27 Jewish communities surveyed.  Starting in 2018, the Indy JCRC

Update 12.14.172020-09-24T18:01:18-04:00
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